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Exhibition World Issue 77
Issue 77
Supplement: Basque Country
Supplement: Turkey
LISBON HOSTS LARGEST DIABETES CONFERENCE FOR PORTUGAL
posted on: 26/9/2011 13:55:28
nurse

PORTUGAL - Lisbon has hosted the largest ever conference on diabetes to be held in Portugal, 12-16 September 2011.

The 4th European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting attracted 18,000 healthcare professionals and was held in the Fiera Internacional de Lisboa.

Chairman for the Portuguese Diabetes Society and President of the Organisation Committee for the congress, Dr Luis Gardete Correia, told Lusa News Agency: “This is the largest medical congress ever held in Portugal”.

Gardete said the hotels in Lisbon are fully booked and some delegates have had to stay in accommodation up to 100km away.

EASD is based in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Any conference-related news? Email sarah@mashmedia.net

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